Corrupt dragon equipment

From the RuneScape Wiki, the wiki for all things RuneScape
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is about the tier-60 degradable equipment available to free-to-play players. For the pay-to-play, non-degradeable version, see Dragon equipment.
A player wearing corrupt dragon equipment

Corrupt dragon equipment is a set of armour and weapons that shares the same stat bonuses as the corresponding pieces of regular dragon equipment. The items are nearly identical to their regular counterparts, except for two key points: they are also available to free-to-play players, and pieces of this equipment degrade to dust after being worn for 30 minutes.

Corrupt dragon equipment is popular among high-levelled F2P players, and is rarely used by members, due to regular dragon and orikalkum equipment being cheaper and longer-lasting options. Corrupt dragon is the only kind of dragon equipment that free players have access to, which means that corrupt dragon serves as a sort of "demo" of the dragon equipment available to members.

Compared to rune equipment, the corrupt dragon armour has considerably higher armour rating, and the weapons have higher accuracy and damage output. However, corrupt dragon equipment is limited in the form of five weapons and armours, and the single-handed weapons lack an off-handed variant.

Corrupt dragon equipment are dropped by revenants, though they may be traded between players or the Grand Exchange as long as it has not been degraded.

Keeping track of the amount of time these equipment are worn can save some of the money used, by casting high-level alchemy as they are about to disappear. This is more effective for parts such as the chainbody or leg pieces.

Armour[edit | edit source]

Attack.png
Item
AttributeStyle bonusPrice
DefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-icon.pngRanged-icon.pngMagic-icon.png
Corrupt dragon helm.pngCorrupt dragon helm1960014--61,920
Corrupt dragon chainbody.pngCorrupt dragon chainbody2260022--84,485
Corrupt dragon sq shield.pngCorrupt dragon sq shield22600---69,367
Corrupt dragon platelegs.pngCorrupt dragon platelegs2160018--83,186
Corrupt dragon plateskirt.pngCorrupt dragon plateskirt2160018--68,052
Totals91500---367,010

Weapons[edit | edit source]

Main hand weapons[edit | edit source]

Attack.png
Item
Main-handOff-handAttributeStyle bonusPrice
StyleDmgAccStyleDmgAccDefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-icon.pngRanged-icon.pngMagic-icon.png
Corrupt dragon battleaxe.pngCorrupt dragon battleaxeSlash8941132---000---70,380
Corrupt dragon dagger.pngCorrupt dragon daggerStab5761132---000---36,369
Corrupt dragon longsword.pngCorrupt dragon longswordSlash7351132---000---61,393
Corrupt dragon mace.pngCorrupt dragon maceCrush5761132---005---28,857
Corrupt dragon scimitar.pngCorrupt dragon scimitarSlash5761132---000---64,068

Two-handed weapons[edit | edit source]

Attack.png
Item
Main-handOff-handAttributeStyle bonusPrice
StyleDmgAccStyleDmgAccDefenceConstitutionPrayerAttack-icon.pngRanged-icon.pngMagic-icon.png
Corrupt dragon spear.pngCorrupt dragon spearStab13411132---000---164,150

History[edit | edit source]

Corrupt dragon equipment was released to both members and non-members, with the release of PvP worlds on the 15 October 2008. At that time, player killing did not result in killers being able to get their victims' items. Instead, other items were dropped, including corrupt dragon equipment on occasion.

With the release of the player killing Wilderness in February 2011, killers could once again get their victims' items. At this time, corrupt dragon equipment became an occasional drop of revenants in the newly released Forinthry Dungeon.

Update history[edit | edit source]

The update history project is a work-in-progress – not all updates to this topic may be covered below. See here for how to help out!
  • patch 31 January 2012 (Update):
    • Corrupt dragon armour is no longer listed as members only on the skill advance guide.


Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Corrupt dragon weapons were graphically updated with the Evolution of Combat's release.
  • Before the graphical update to corrupt dragon armour, corrupt dragon equipment looked like the regular version, although some of the equipment was greatly blackened (e.g. corrupt dragon dagger, where it had a completely dark look on it, while the regular had a black handle and red blade). 
  • Before the Evolution of Combat, the battleaxe and the scimitar were the best weapons to use for F2P PKing due to their combat stats.